Summary: AM Quincy is a live audio show that can be heard Monday-Friday, 7am to 9am on QATV-8 (Quincy Access Television, Quincy, Massachusetts) and QATV.org. AM Quincy features news, weather, traffic and music to get your day started. Hosted by QATV's Joe Catalano, the program also features interview segments with non-profit agency representatives, local politicians, directors from various City of Quincy departments and other individuals representing a myriad of topics and groups. AM Quincy is the only locally produced, daily show covering news and events in the City of Quincy.
Quincy City Council President and Ward 2 Councilor Brad Croall provides details of the June 17th council meeting, including approval of the redevelopment of the former Ross Parking Garage location, and approval of next year's city budget.
Danielle Kempe, candidate for the Ward 1 City Council seat in Quincy explains her reasons for running and chats about her background.
Sheila Wilson of Stop Healthcare Violence talks about the group's efforts to enact legislation to strengthen penalties for violence against health care workers. Wilson also promotes an upcoming fair to create more awareness around the issue of violence against health care workers.
Tina Baptista of A Bed for Every Child and Amy Kelly of the Quincy Credit Union talk about an event at the credit union on June 22nd to build 50 beds for needy children on the south shore.
Friends of Wollaston Beach President Maureen Mazrimas provides some history about the group, and information about events on the beach this season.
In his weekly City Hall Update, Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch comments on the recent MBTA Red Line derailment, Boston's plans to rebuild the Long Island Bridge, and a proposal for a new department to oversee maintenance in Quincy Center.
Quincy City Clerk and Chairwoman of the Quincy Board of License Commissioners Nicole Crispo provides information about the June 11th board meeting.
Schiller Boston Community Chorus Conductor Jen Pearl discusses the founding of the group and a performance at Christ Church in Quincy on June 15th.
Lori Earl of the This Star Won't Go Out Foundation chats about a fundraiser for the organization which was founded in memory of her daughter Esther, who died of thyroid cancer.
In his weekly City Hall Update, Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch chats about the opening of the new Southwest Middle School, approval of over 600 thousand dollars in community preservation projects, and the renaming of a street in honor of a Vietnam War hero.
Quincy City Council President and Ward 2 Councilor Brad Croall chats about the council meeting of June 3.
Alice Brown of Boston Harbor Now chats about the organization and efforts to institute a full time ferry service between Quincy and Boston.
Sheika Babin and Frank Rubino offer a preview of the second annual Quincy Pride Day, scheduled for June 2nd from 12:00pm - 4:00pm at Pageant Field.
Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch reflects on Memorial Day in Quincy and looks ahead to the first Boston Cannons home game Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Quincy Health Commissioner Ruth Jones provides the results of the May 21st Board of License Commissioners meeting.